The history of the name Orion is centered in Greek, particularly Greek mythology. In Greek and Roman mythology, Orion is the name of a mighty hunter and a son of Poseidon. Befitting its origins in Greek mythology, the name can be translated to mean "son of fire." It is also the name of one of the most recognizable constellations in the night sky.
Similar Names: Orien, Zorion
Famous Orion Names: Orion P. Howe (Union drummer boy in American Civil War), Orion Clemens (brother of Mark Twain)